The Journal of Lancaster General Hospital is a quarterly general medical journal. It contains scientific articles, as well as perspectives and information about a wide range of health care issues, including medical ethics and hospital administration.
 
 
 
 
Issue: SPRING 2015 Vol. 10 - Issue 1
Scientific Reports
This issue initiates our 10th year of publication. To mark this milestone, we have  invited all the authors of the articles in the inaugural issue to update their original articles. The articles below reflect advances and changes in the authors’ respective fields.
 
 
"For Healthcare's Future, Look Locally" - Redux
– Thomas E. Beeman, Ph.D. with Genevieve Mak Dean
 
   
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Update on CT Angiography
– Leigh S. Shuman, MD
 
   
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Breastfeeing and Maternal Risk of Cardio Metabolic Disease
– Gurpinder K. Chatha, M.D.
It is well known that infants benefit from breast feeding, but they aren’t the only ones. This article reviews the evidence that mothers who breast feed derive multiple cardio-metabolic benefits even years later.
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Familial Hypercholesterolemia and the Use of Novel Cholesterol Lowering Drugs; A Case Report
– Rolf L. Andersen, M.D., Tina M.Davis, and Lars H. Andersen
An overview of Familial Hypercholesterolemia has been presented recently in JLGH. By describing the management of a prototypical case of FH, this article discusses how its pathophysiology has led to specific drugs that mitigate the lipid abnormalities.
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From the Editor’s Desk
Our Tenth Year! A Look Back, with Updates
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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Top Tips from Family Practice
Choosing Wisely
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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